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function
Inglés americano: /ˈfəŋ(k)ʃ(ə)n/
Inglés británico: /ˈfʌŋ(k)ʃ(ə)n/

Traducción de function en español:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (of tool, machine, organ) to carry out/perform a function
    cumplir/desempeñar una función
    1.2 (role, duty) it's not part of my function to do that
    eso no está dentro de mis funciones
    that seems to be my function in life
    esa parece ser mi misión en la vida
    it's his only useful function
    es para lo único que sirve
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • But it does play on social mores and our embarrassment about natural bodily functions, albeit in a crude way.
    • This is because, the article argues, they are a similar frequency to the type of electrical activity natural to cellular functions and so may cause interference.
    • When a breast can't perform its natural functions, many women find it difficult to accept it as part of their body.
  • 3 (Mathematics) profit is a function of sales
    las ganancias están en función de las ventas
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • His work is almost exclusively on calculus, in particular differential equations and functions of a real variable.
    • Then of course the relevant integrals involve odd functions, and it results that the centroid lies on the y-axis.
    • For example, the exponent b in the rate functions of the expressions in Eq. 5 was assigned a universal value.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Spectral analysis decomposes a variable into underlying sine and cosine functions of particular wavelengths or cycles.
    • Solving the equations of the best response functions gives expressions for equilibrium outputs.
    • He found expressions for the Bessel functions as integrals involving Legendre functions.
  • 4 (Computing)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Method and apparatus for presenting new computer software functions to a user based upon actual usage
    • An icon is a graphic image that represents an available function on a computer's graphical user interface.
    • Medical billing software with quick searching functions enables offices to quickly and effectively manage multiple databases worth of information.

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (operate)
    (machine/organ)
    funcionar
    the tribunal functions through two sub-committees
    el tribunal desempeña sus funciones a través de dos subcomisiones
    1.2 (serve)to function as something
    (object/building)
    hacer (las veces) de algo
    (word)
    cumplir la función de algo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The tree was designed for a specific purpose, but it could no longer function as a tree.
    • Boniface was also prominent in Frankish church reform and functioned as representative of the pope to the Franks.
    • The more isolated the tasks are, the more you inhibit their ability to function as a team.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Team efforts and long hours of work meant that the town was soon functioning normally.
    • Her kidneys are working again, but we couldn't say they are functioning normally.
    • He said the system had functioned well in the past and did not serve any specific group.

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